Auction 96, Lot 179

"Baye et Port d'Yorc Capitale de la Nouvelle Yorc", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: New York

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 8.5 inches
16.5 x 21.6 cm

A great little map of the entrance of New York Harbor. The city is shown as a tiny village with other settlements including Neversink, Gravesend, Newark, Woodbridge and Ambois. Delicately engraved title cartouche and fleur-de-lys.

References: Phillips (A) 3508; Phillips (M) 543.

Condition: A

Couple of tiny spots in margins, else fine.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/12/2001